isn't it? >> well, what's frustrating, is, look, there's been plenty of time last year to provide flexibility. i think the president would like it now. i don't know why he is waiting to meet with our leaders after the spending cuts take place. but yeah, we are prepared to give the president our military especially, but agencies flexibility to set priorities. but right now, it is really a scare game. my point is, the way our global competitors have cut spending and got their common going is different from this. but it is still a start. >> you know, the stock market, congressman brady, i don't know how close you watch it, but you must watch it a little, is within 70 points of an all-time high. i wonder if would you fast forward for me 30 days, to the end of march when that continuing resolution expires. is that really where the rubber is going to meet the road? >> you know, actually -- no. the answer is no.